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Dappy Arrested For Reportedly Assaulting A Woman And Possessing A Knife

The star has denied the allegations.

12/05/2017 11:49 BST

Former N-Dubz star, Dappy, has been arrested after reportedly assaulting a woman and possessing a knife.

According to reports, the incident occurred outside of the ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ star’s Hertfordshire home.

The 29-year-old, real name Costadinos Contostavlos, has since been charged with public order offences following the alleged altercation.

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Police said they received a call on Wednesday afternoon reporting an incident involving a 29-year-old man and a woman.

“The man threatened the woman before leaving the scene. It is believed he had a knife,” they said.

They said the man was arrested “on suspicion of assault ABH and possession of an offensive weapon in a public space” and was taken into custody for questioning.

They added that nobody was seriously hurt in the incident. 

A representative for the star said the allegations were “not true”.

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It’s not the first time Dappy has been arrested. In 2008 he pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and one year later was taken off a flight for disorderly conduct.

In 2011 he was arrested by police after being accused of assaulting his partner, but was later released without charge.

In 2013, he was given a six-month suspended jail sentence for starting a brawl at a petrol station and, one year later, he was convicted of punching a man at a nightclub in Berkshire.

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